IROC+ Control Execution Manager | Brisbane

Date:  13-Oct-2021
Job Posting End Date:  27-Oct-2021;09:29:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Brisbane

About BHP


At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the IROC


BHP’s Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC) is a state-of-the-art control operations facility encompassing our coal asset operations located across Central Queensland. This world-class control centre makes a significant contribution to ensuring our Coal operations continue to improve performance in a sustainable way by coordinating the near-term scheduling, planning, and controlling of our coal assets from the Brisbane CBD.

Our purpose is to provide Integrated Innovation to the Coal Value Chain, with our team heavily involved in the deployment of automation and machine learning technologies to transition our business into a sustainable future.

About the Role


Reporting to the General Manager IROC+, the IROC+ Control Execution Manager is a dynamic multi-disciplined role accountable for a team of 200+ controllers, supporting our 9 coal assets in Mine, Plant and Port control along with engineering support teams in both Fleet Management and Process Engineering. Working closely with site production managers, you will facilitate smooth operation of the value chain from pit to port; ensuring safe delivery of site aligned KPIs and improvements in truck productivity, quality compliance and plant efficiency.


With deployment of automated haulage (AH) in full swing at two of our operations, you will also support your site-based AH control teams from operational readiness through to delivery of the automation value case. This includes both Frontrunner and Command systems.


This is a Brisbane based position.


In this role you will:

  • Positively shape and maintain the IROC+ culture, ensuring a strong focus on safety, performance, and inclusivity,
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with site stakeholders, including travelling to our operations as required,
  • Ensure the systems and processes are in place to support BMA’s value chain performance against short, medium and long-term plans,
  • Leverage a broad functional support organisation to deliver a high reliability operational control environment,
  • Lead the deployment of improvement initiatives centrally to uplift operational performance,
  • Reinforce BHP Operating System (BOS) as the way of working that drives planned business impact by role modelling BOS principles.

About You


To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A strong ability to influence internal and external stakeholders in a complex environment,
  • Proven ability to motivate, engage and coach large teams towards achieving safety, diversity and inclusion and productivity goals,
  • Leadership experience in Mining and/or Plant operations, with experience in autonomous operations advantageous,
  • A collaborative, data driven approach to driving performance improvement,
  • A clear bias towards commercial optimisation and value creation at all points in the value chain.

How to Apply


Please apply online before 27th October 2021

You will be requested to complete a short video interview as part of your application.


About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.  

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.